Head of Product

Head of Product

At CitizenShipper

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Location: USA Only, TELECOMMUTE

About us:
CitizenShipper is a share-economy shipping and transportation marketplace that connects people who want something delivered with drivers who can actually do the delivery. As a marketplace, we focus mainly on helping pet owners find a transporter for their pets and so far we've helped thousands of pet owners reunite with their pets. Anyone can sign up as a driver, and search for shipments (usually long distance) on our site. People transport just about anything using CitizenShipper, but pets are extremely popular.

  • Our team is international
  • Everyone works remotely (from home)
  • We have a “minimum meetings” culture
  • We're still growing, and you have a lot of room to grow with us

We are seeking a professional, hard-working and optimistic product leader to help us take our product to the next level and beyond,

About you:

  • Degree in a technical field or design/interaction a plus. Extra bonus for an MBA.
  • 4 plus years of experience in the product field
  • Strategic & creative thinker with the ability to craft go-to-market strategies and campaigns in collaboration with marketing
  • Demonstrated knowledge of operational issues with (portfolio management, risk management, etc.)
  • Able to formulate and implement strategies for products
  • Customer-centric mindset with the capability of translating that into the product development process
  • Successfully implemented data-driven processes to turn a vision into an actionable roadmap
  • People leader with demonstrated success in driving and mentoring the research, design, and development team
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail
  • Understand the user experience and design
  • Direct experience with digital management software or workplace collaboration software is desired
  • Able to distill product roadmaps into digestible and relevant presentations to key customers and partners
  • Drive product analytics to understand feature usage, comprehension, and optimization
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage and mentor a team of designers, developers, and related personnel.
  • Product planning and assignment of tasks and deliverables.
  • Product lifecycle management from concept to launch of the product(s) across all products/product lines.
  • Lead, define, represent and communicate product strategy to all stakeholders.
  • Assess product development sprints and enhancement opportunities.
  • Develop budgets, forecasts, and metrics.
  • Monitor product development sprints and evaluate results.
  • Own the product roadmap and communicate with C-level staff, board members, and other stakeholders.
  • Define pricing and competitive positioning for each product.
  • Drive innovative ideas, solutions, and products through leadership and decisive action.
  • Build incredible teams and processes to deliver products that satisfy the needs of customers.
  • Become a key evangelist of CitizenShipper.

 

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